Table 1.

5′ETS/45S signal positivity ratios among different diagnoses in sections of whole-mount prostatectomies

Histologic typeNumber of regions annotated (number of patients)Mean 45S positivity (SD)P valuea
Benign prostate epithelium43 (7)0.04 (0.003)
Atrophy87 (6)0.03 (0.002)0.1876
PIN13 (4)0.12 (0.012)0.0001
Carcinoma85 (9)0.11 (0.011)0.0001
  • aP values show comparison of 45S signals with that of benign/normal epithelium by Kruskal–Wallis.